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Updated: Superbug found in Illinois and South Carolina

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>U.S. officials have found bacteria resistant to the antibiotic of last resort in a sample from a second pig, increasing concerns about the spread of a newly discovered superbug that initially surfaced in this country in March.<p>The latest report involves an …

Microbiology

The cure for cancer could be as simple as a vaccine

How cool would it be to stop cancer dead in its tracks using a vaccine that would work regardless of cancer type? It turns out that humanity is …

Five Emerging Technologies in Science That Will Shape our Lives in the Coming Years

Credit<p>Most of us don't think we are living in a futuristic utopia. But if you look around at many of the exciting advancements in technology, you will see that life is starting to look more and more like science fiction every day.<p>Cool new technologies are emerging constantly in the science world. …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

A simple hobby that can help raise your IQ

Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believed.<p>For example, research out of the University of Zurich shows that doing one simple thing can actually raise a person's IQ.<p>And we're not just talking about children, whose …

The Brain

New cancer immunotherapy approach combines tumor fighting power with fewer side effects - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

BOSTON — Basic research into the dual nature of certain immune system cells has set the stage for a new approach to cancer immunotherapy that avoids …

How to Make a Long-Term Relationship Work in Your Twenties

Some handy tips for dealing with the issues every long-termer will go through.<p>There are exactly two types of long-term relationship. The first: where you're best friends who can make each other orgasm without it getting weird. And the second: where you both know that all you're really doing is …

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

How to Trick Your Brain Into Conquering Fear, According to This Top Harvard Professor | Inc.com

Social psychologist, Harvard Professor, author and public speaker Amy Cuddy delivered a phenomenally popular TED Talk in 2012, sharing how clear, nonverbal techniques can liberate an individual from anxiety riddled moments with a strategic change in body position. But, the TED Talk is only one of …

Public Speaking

How to Get up Early and Become a Morning Person: Take Back Tomorrow Before Going to Bed

If you’re anything like me, you’re the kind of person who hits the snooze button 15 times before finally rolling out of bed. The kind of person who, …

Sleep

CRISPR, the gene-editing tech that's making headlines, explained in one graphic

A startlingly simply method for cutting and pasting DNA has been making waves lately.<p>Scientists and policymakers are meeting in Washington, DC December 1-3 to debate the use of CRISPR/Cas9, a tool that makes it possible to make changes to an organism's DNA almost as easily as cutting and …